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ITDC signs Transfer Agreement for Hotel Jaipur Ashok with Rajasthan Govt.  

ITDC signs Transfer Agreement for Hotel Jaipur Ashok with Rajasthan Govt.

India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (ITDC), the public sector undertaking under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, signed the Transfer Agreement with Rajasthan gover......
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Andhra Pradesh CM launches test flight of sea planes on Krishna river  

Andhra Pradesh CM launches test flight of sea planes on Krishna river

According to a report in The Hindu Business Line, N Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh, launched test flight of sea plane (amphibian flight) on Krishna river in Vijayawada yesterda......
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The Student Hotel to open in Dresden for summer 2018  

The Student Hotel to open in Dresden for summer 2018

The Student Hotel will open its first German co-living and co-working destination on the Pragerstraße 13. The hotel is located in the most vibrant retail district of Dresden, between ......
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Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in New Delhi  

Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in New Delhi

Jordan Tourism Board recently conducted a Roadshow in New Delhi with 8 partners -- Air Arabia, United Travel Agency, Travco Tours, Dakkak Tours, Em......
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Ministry of Railways introduces Online Bill tracking system for Vendors and Contractors  

Ministry of Railways introduces Online Bill tracking system for Vendors and Contractors

This is in line with the emphasis given by Railway Minister on increased use of information technology to promote transparency. All bills will be settled within 30 days of its ......
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Hilton unveils plans for two further Mexico properties  

Hilton unveils plans for two further Mexico properties

Hilton has announced plans to welcome the luxury Waldorf Astoria Cancun and the all-inclusive Hilton Cancun resort to the global hospitality company’s growing portfolio in Mexico. Dev......
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2nd UNWTO UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture  

2nd UNWTO UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture

Over 800 participants from 70 countries gathered in Muscat, capital city of the Sultanate of Oman on 11-12 December 2017 for the Conference, an official event in the calendar of the Internation......
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HRAWI CONCLUDES ITS 10TH FSSAI’S FOSTAC IN GUJARAT  

HRAWI CONCLUDES ITS 10TH FSSAI’S FOSTAC IN GUJARAT

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) which has collaborated with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) for conducting its Master Trainers Certification P......
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Expedia rolls out ad campaign to tap Indian consumers  

Expedia rolls out ad campaign to tap Indian consumers

Expedia has launched an ad campaign for its Indian consumers themed - What a pleasant surprise! The ad conceptualized by Taproot Dentsu, aims to acquire new shoppers and customers to the site......
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UNWTO appoints First Lady of Iceland as Special Ambassador for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals  

UNWTO appoints First Lady of Iceland as Special Ambassador for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals

H.E. Ms. Eliza Jean Reid, First Lady of Iceland has been nominated as Special Ambassador for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The appointment took place at the second UNWTO......
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St. Petersburg Tourism delegation to visit Mumbai to celebrate Golden Jubilee of ‘sister cities’ status  

St. Petersburg Tourism delegation to visit Mumbai to celebrate Golden Jubilee of ‘sister cities’ status

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of ‘sister-city’ status with Mumbai, and further strengthen and cement friendly relationships, a high-level delegation of the city of St. Petersb......
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New Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner received to boost Oman Air fleet  

New Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner received to boost Oman Air fleet

Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, continues its ambitious expansion plans in 2017 with a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner joined the fleet on December 6, 2017.<......
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Update on Pre Budget Meeting with the FM  

Update on Pre Budget Meeting with the FM

Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality was invited to attend the pre- budget meeting on 6th December, with the Finance Minister, where the whole of the finance ministry......
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UNWTO promotes the role of media as advocates of wildlife tourism  

UNWTO promotes the role of media as advocates of wildlife tourism

Nearly 30 journalists have convened in Kasane, Botswana to debate the role of the media in advocating sustainable tourism and wildlife conservation as its major asset. The event is part of the ......
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ITDC education division, AIH and TM awarded with ISO 9001:2015 certification  

ITDC education division, AIH and TM awarded with ISO 9001:2015 certification

Ashok Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management (AIH&TM), the Human Resource Development division under India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), has been certified with ISO 900......
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PREFERRED HOTELS AND RESORTS PRESENTS THE MOST ANTICIPATED INDEPENDENT HOTEL OPENINGS OF 2018  

PREFERRED HOTELS AND RESORTS PRESENTS THE MOST ANTICIPATED INDEPENDENT HOTEL OPENINGS OF 2018

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces 13 new properties scheduled to launch in the New Year. Spanning the globe, these new luxury lodgings off......
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Oman to host the 2nd UNWTO/UNESCO Culture and Tourism Conference  

Oman to host the 2nd UNWTO/UNESCO Culture and Tourism Conference

The 2nd UNWTO/UNESCO Culture and Tourism Conference has been scheduled for 11th and 12th December 2017 in Muscat, the capital of Oman. The Conference will bring together ......
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Hello Kitty appointed as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development 2017  

Hello Kitty appointed as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development 2017

United Nations designated the year 2017 “International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development” and World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) (Headquarters in Madrid; Secretary General Dr.......
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Ministry of Railways extends the facility of booking of tickets from counters through UPI/BHIM Apps Payment System  

Ministry of Railways extends the facility of booking of tickets from counters through UPI/BHIM Apps Payment System

In a major boost to Government’s key initiative of cashless transactions and passenger friendly measures, Ministry of Railways has introduced the facility for booking of railway tickets from ......
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Ministry of Railways launched 1ST Swarna Rajdhani rake today  

Ministry of Railways launched 1ST Swarna Rajdhani rake today

To improve passenger experience, Ministry of Railways decided to upgrade Premium Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains under Project ‘Swarna’. With improved passenger amenities, aesthetics and h......
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African tourism leaders debate the role of the sector as a tool for inclusive growth and community engagement  

African tourism leaders debate the role of the sector as a tool for inclusive growth and community engagement

The potential of Tourism in poverty alleviation and to induce transformative change has been addressed in Lusaka, capital city of Zambia, in the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Conference on......
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ITDC organises all state tourism boards meet  

ITDC organises all state tourism boards meet

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), the public sector undertaking under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism invited State Tourism Corporations/Departments from pan India for a round......
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Conference on tourism, jobs and inclusive growth opens in Jamaica  

Conference on tourism, jobs and inclusive growth opens in Jamaica

The Conference organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Government of Jamaica, the World Bank Group and the Inter-American Development Bank aims to set a new collabora......
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Club Med Resorts looking to tap upper middle income group from India  

Club Med Resorts looking to tap upper middle income group from India

Club Med, a French company offering all-in holidays to travellers in its resorts located in vacation village regions like Bali, Bintan, Phuket, is now eyeing immense potential from the upper midd......
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UNWTO Secretary General officially welcomes the winner of the travellers competition  

UNWTO Secretary General officially welcomes the winner of the travellers competition

The winner of the Travellers´ Competition, developed in the framework of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017 (IY2017), Katie Diederichs, officially started......
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IndiGo plans to induct 50 wide bodied Aircraft  

IndiGo plans to induct 50 wide bodied Aircraft

According to a report by Anirban Chowdhury in The Economic Times, IndiGo, which has shown interest in buying Air India’s international operations, is actively considering alternate plans to......
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Shangri La Hotel Colombo opens its doors with inventory of 500 rooms  

Shangri La Hotel Colombo opens its doors with inventory of 500 rooms

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts celebrated the grand opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo last week. The launch signalled Colombo’s highly anticipated hotel launch in nearly 30 ......
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ETC and UNWTO discuss transnational themes and routes in Galicia  

ETC and UNWTO discuss transnational themes and routes in Galicia

The European Travel Commission (ETC) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held an international seminar in Santiago de Compostela to exchange best practices on how to develop and effectively ......
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InterGlobe Hotels to build ibis property in Hebbal, Bengaluru  

InterGlobe Hotels to build ibis property in Hebbal, Bengaluru

InterGlobe Hotels (IGH) recently concluded an acquisition of a strategic, prime land parcel in Hebbal, Bengaluru to build an ibis property in this important commercial hub of the ci......
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AccorHotels welcomes dual brand property to integrated resort in Singapore  

AccorHotels welcomes dual brand property to integrated resort in Singapore

AccorHotels announces the launch of Singapore’s newest integrated lifestyle hub with the opening of Novotel Singapore on Stevens and Mercure Singapore on Stevens. Developed by Oxley H......
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Companies Compete for Austria’s Young Talents: Austrian Airlines Launches Education Program for Future Air Traffic Managers  

Companies Compete for Austria’s Young Talents: Austrian Airlines Launches Education Program for Future Air Traffic Managers

Dual aviation management studies in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Worms starting in March 2018 Austrian Airlines looking for up to e......
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Jamaica Conference to address the role of tourism in employment creation and inclusive growth  

Jamaica Conference to address the role of tourism in employment creation and inclusive growth

UNWTO, the Government of Jamaica, the World Bank Group and the Inter-American Development Bank will co-host a Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth on 
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HRAWI DELEGATION SUBMITS REPRESENTATION ON CRITICAL GST RECONSIDERATIONS FOR HOSPITALITY SECTOR TO MAHA FINANCE MINISTER  

HRAWI DELEGATION SUBMITS REPRESENTATION ON CRITICAL GST RECONSIDERATIONS FOR HOSPITALITY SECTOR TO MAHA FINANCE MINISTER

A joint delegation of committee members of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) yesterday met the Hon’ble State Finance Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra, Shri Sudhir Mu......
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Dilip Puri announces top end hospitality education venture in India in partnership with Lausanne Hospitality  

Dilip Puri announces top end hospitality education venture in India in partnership with Lausanne Hospitality

With a promise to “reimagine hospitality education” of India in coming years, Dilip Puri, former Managing Director of Starwood Hotels of South Asia region has announced a premium ......
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Visit Jerash, Jordan, For Rome away from Rome!  

Visit Jerash, Jordan, For Rome away from Rome!

Close to the capital city of Jordan, Amman, lies the beautiful city of Jerash, a very popular must-do for tourists. Read More >>
First Indian Wine Day to be celebrated at 6 Lalit Hotels on Nov 16  

First Indian Wine Day to be celebrated at 6 Lalit Hotels on Nov 16

For the first time in Indian wine history, Indian Wine Day is being celebrated pan India on November 16, 2017 when premium and super premium Indian wines paired with ‘Baluchi’ cu......
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South African Tourism appoints Hanneli Slabber as Regional General Manager Asia, Australasia and Middle East  

South African Tourism appoints Hanneli Slabber as Regional General Manager Asia, Australasia and Middle East

South African Tourism is pleased to announce Hanneli Slabber’s appointment to the new position which is intended to bring better synergies to South African Tourism’s operations in the r......
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Safety, Connectivity, Blocked Funds, ATM and Human Capital Top Agenda for Africa  

Safety, Connectivity, Blocked Funds, ATM and Human Capital Top Agenda for Africa

Kigali - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted five priorities which must be addressed for aviation to deliver maximum economic and social benefits in Africa. These are:
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Minor Hotels to Open Three New Build Hotels in Qatar In Spring 2018 Under Tivoli and Oaks Brands  

Minor Hotels to Open Three New Build Hotels in Qatar In Spring 2018 Under Tivoli and Oaks Brands

Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 157 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the ......
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Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India on GST revision  

Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India on GST revision

Reduction of GST rate to 5 per cent for all restaurants has come as a pleasant surprise. This is a big boost for the industry which has been reeling under a slowdown for quite sometime. Now irrespe......
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Prime Minister of India and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Jointly along with Chief Minister, West Bengal Flag off New Cross Border Train between India and Bangladesh, Kolkata Khulna Bandhan Express from Kolkata through Video Confencing  

Prime Minister of India and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Jointly along with Chief Minister, West Bengal Flag off New Cross Border Train between India and Bangladesh, Kolkata Khulna Bandhan Express from Kolkata through Video Confencing

Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh & the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, in an historical ev......
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World Responsible Tourism Day  

World Responsible Tourism Day

WTM London Director Simon Press opened Wednesday’s World Responsible Tourism Day by reminding the audience that the focus this year has been on two key topics – overtourism and achievin......
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Rotana continues relationship with Arabian Travel Market  

Rotana continues relationship with Arabian Travel Market

Rotana Hotels & Resorts is marking its 25th anniversary by continuing its sponsorship of the registrations for next year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM), also celebrating its 25th anniversa......
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UNWTO and WTM Ministers Summit: Tourism protests are a ‘wake up call’  

UNWTO and WTM Ministers Summit: Tourism protests are a ‘wake up call’

Over 60 ministers of tourism and private sector leaders gathered on 7 November in London for the UNWTO / WTM Ministers’ Summit on ‘overtourism&rs......
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Tourism ministers set the agenda on second day of WTM London  

Tourism ministers set the agenda on second day of WTM London

Tourism ministers from across the world met hoteliers, tourist boards and trade associations at World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry – to tackle......
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4,100plus Visitors Joined Mega Promotion Event In Style, Hong Kong  

4,100plus Visitors Joined Mega Promotion Event In Style, Hong Kong

In Style, Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council's (HKTDC) mega promotion event held in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, concluded today. The campaign was enthusiastically ......
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Minister of Tourism and Sports presented Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 at WTM 2017  

Minister of Tourism and Sports presented Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 at WTM 2017

Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul unveiled the latest tourism promotional extravaganza, the “Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018” at the ......
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UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: International tourism on track for a record year  

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: International tourism on track for a record year

Demand for international tourism remained strong during the Northern Hemisphere summer peak season. International tourist arrivals in July and August <......
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Day 1 Responsible Tourism  

Day 1 Responsible Tourism

The first panel session of the day explored tourism’s efforts to address its......
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Munich Airport and Moscow Domodedovo sign sister airport agreement  

Munich Airport and Moscow Domodedovo sign sister airport agreement

Munich Airport and Moscow Domodedovo Airport are forging closer ties. At a special ceremony, the top managers of the two hubs, Dr. Dmitriy Kamenshchik, Chairman of the Board, Moscow Domodedov......
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Sarovar Hotels And Resorts signs a new hotel in Ajmer  

Sarovar Hotels And Resorts signs a new hotel in Ajmer

Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. announced the signing of a new hotel in Ajmer, Rajasthan. Sarovar Hotels, with over 75 operating hotels across 50 destinations in India and Africa, signed an agreemen......
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ITDC hands over Hotel Janpath to Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs  

ITDC hands over Hotel Janpath to Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

State-run India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) has handed over Hotel Janpath in the national capital to Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). Handing over of the land measuring 4......
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UNWTO, WTM Ministers Summit, 60 Tourism Ministers and companies gather to discuss overtourism  

UNWTO, WTM Ministers Summit, 60 Tourism Ministers and companies gather to discuss overtourism

Ministers of Tourism from 60 countries and leaders from private sector companies and associations will summon next week at the Ministers Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWT......
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ITDC presents dividend cheque of INR 9.93 crore to the Tourism Minister  

ITDC presents dividend cheque of INR 9.93 crore to the Tourism Minister

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) Chairperson and Managing Director (CMD), Ravneet Kaur presented the dividend cheque amounting to INR 9.93 Cr on behalf of ITDC to K J Alphons, Min......
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BMC collaborates with MTDC to promote Kala Ghoda Art Gallery  

BMC collaborates with MTDC to promote Kala Ghoda Art Gallery

As per the Free Press Journal report, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in collaboration with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), will soon reopen the art gallery a......
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Sharjah Tourism conducts 4-city India roadshow  

Sharjah Tourism conducts 4-city India roadshow

The Sharjah Tourism Board conducted a 4-city tourism promotional roadshow for stakeholders & travel agents in Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Ahmedabad last month. The aim of the roadshow ......
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TAT highlights Amazing Green: AMaze 2017 sustainable agricultural tourism project  

TAT highlights Amazing Green: AMaze 2017 sustainable agricultural tourism project

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is highlighting ‘Amazing Green: A’Maze 2017’, a family friendly sustainable agricultural tourism project that combines creative tourism wit......
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Malaysia Airports inks MOA with MTPB and GMR Hyderabad to promote tourism  

Malaysia Airports inks MOA with MTPB and GMR Hyderabad to promote tourism

As per a Bernama report, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB) and GMR Hyderabad Internatio......
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Uplifting Charity To Give Opportunity To Children In Need  

Uplifting Charity To Give Opportunity To Children In Need

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is proud to announce that this year’s UNICEF Check Out For Children charity initiative is all about wellness. In the spirit of raising awareness about those i......
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Reclassification Of Hotels Based On Global Norms Gets Underway  

Reclassification Of Hotels Based On Global Norms Gets Underway

In a first of its kind initiative, the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has certified thirteen hotels in Maharashtra under new norms that are more contemporary and global i......
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The World Tourism Organization and the International Labor Organization discuss the working conditions of the sector  

The World Tourism Organization and the International Labor Organization discuss the working conditions of the sector

With the aim of opening the debate around the labor framework of the Tourism secto......
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Maharashtra’s Ajanta Caves To Be Conserved Under ‘Adopt a Heritage’ Scheme  

Maharashtra’s Ajanta Caves To Be Conserved Under ‘Adopt a Heritage’ Scheme

The historic and picturesque Ajanta Caves will be made more sustainable through conservation and Development, for, the Ministry of Tourism today gave a nod to it under the ‘Adopt a Heritage&r......
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Paryatan Parv with Full of Activities Across The Country  

Paryatan Parv with Full of Activities Across The Country

Each day of the “Paryatan Parv” organised by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with other Central ministries, State governments and Stakeholders from 5th&nbs......
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More than 5 Lakh people participated in The Paryatan Parv event across the country  

More than 5 Lakh people participated in The Paryatan Parv event across the country

Three week long “Paryatan Parv” a nation-wide celebration of Tourism organized by Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with other Central Ministries, State G......
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Stylish Beachfront Resort with Pool Villas is Being Built on the Southeast Coast of Koh Samui  

Stylish Beachfront Resort with Pool Villas is Being Built on the Southeast Coast of Koh Samui

Sheltered by a cove of golden sand and fringed by coconut palms, an upscale resort paradise is being developed on the southeast coast of Koh Samui; AVANI Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas will......
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THE WESTIN RESORT NUSA DUA, BALI VOTED TOP FAMILY RESORT IN INDONESIA  

THE WESTIN RESORT NUSA DUA, BALI VOTED TOP FAMILY RESORT IN INDONESIA

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is proud to announce it has been voted the number #1 Family Resort in Indonesia in the prestigious  Read More >>
Plaza Premium Group opens new Lounge in Riyadh  

Plaza Premium Group opens new Lounge in Riyadh

Plaza Premium Group, premium airport services provider, recently added Riyadh of Saudi Arabia to its global network by opening a new Plaza Premium Lounge. Conveniently located on Mezzanine Level, T......
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Tourism Council of Bhutan unveils new destination website  

Tourism Council of Bhutan unveils new destination website

As part of the major development and upgradation, the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) has unveiled its new official destination website— bhutan.travel on World Tourism Day. This is aime......
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Peru named as the Greenest Destination in South America  

Peru named as the Greenest Destination in South America

Another feather has been added to Peru’s already overflowing hat after it has been awarded South America’s Leading Green Destination 2017 by World Travel Awards. The timing is ver......
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ITDC inks MoU with CGDA to provide online Air Travel Solutions  

ITDC inks MoU with CGDA to provide online Air Travel Solutions

The India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (ITDC) the public sector undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India signed a MoU with Controller General of Defence Accou......
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Leslie Thng joins Vistara as Chief Executive Officer  

Leslie Thng joins Vistara as Chief Executive Officer

Vistara recently announced the appointment of Leslie Thng as Chief Executive Officer effective October 16, 2017. Thng is succeeding Phee Teik Yeoh, who returns to Singapore Airlines to take u......
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CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA  

CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA

TIRUN Travel Marketing, the pioneer of cruise tourism in the country and the exclusive India representative of Celebrity Cruisesis excited to announce cruise sailings from and to Mumbai this winter......
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The UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook focus on sustainable tourism  

The UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook focus on sustainable tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the People’s Government of Guilin of China held the 11th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook ......
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Open House Jerusalem 2017  

Open House Jerusalem 2017

Some of Jerusalem’s most fascinating architectural treasures will open their doors to the public for the Annual Open House Jerusalem festival, which takes place for the third year r......
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GoAir to relocate its entire operations to Terminal 2  

GoAir to relocate its entire operations to Terminal 2

Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), announced that the revamped Terminal 2 of Indira Gandhi International Airport will be operational on 29th October 2017. ......
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Medical Tourism will accelerate the growth of Kerala: Swami Gururethnam Jnana Thapaswi  

Medical Tourism will accelerate the growth of Kerala: Swami Gururethnam Jnana Thapaswi

At the inauguration of MediBiz Ayur Home, the first Indian medical tourism network promoted by MediBiz TV, Swami Gururethnam Jnana Thapaswi, Organizing Secretary, Santhigiri Ashram, opined, &......
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GVK group awarded the tender for Navi Mumbai Airport project  

GVK group awarded the tender for Navi Mumbai Airport project

As per the Business Standard report, the Maharashtra government has initiated the process of selecting the developer for the INR 16,000 crore Navi Mumbai Airport project, eight months after a......
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PATA extends CEO Dr. Mario Hardy’s contract till January 1, 2021  

PATA extends CEO Dr. Mario Hardy’s contract till January 1, 2021

The Executive Board of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has extended the contract of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mario Hardy for a period of three years commencing Janua......
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PANSA and IATA to Work Together to Develop a National Airspace Strategy for Poland  

PANSA and IATA to Work Together to Develop a National Airspace Strategy for Poland

PANSA (the Polish Air Navigation Service Provider) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have agreed to work together with other aviation stakeholders to develop a National Airspac......
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Patrick Huey Joins MSpa International as Group Director of Spa – Asia  

Patrick Huey Joins MSpa International as Group Director of Spa – Asia

From L.A. spa receptionist to global industry thought leader, Patrick Huey’s rise to the top has been anything but conventional. Currently on the Board of Directors of the prestigious Interna......
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Tivoli Hotels and Resorts announces its expansion into the Middle East  

Tivoli Hotels and Resorts announces its expansion into the Middle East

With the goal of developing outstanding hotels in Qatar, Tivoli Hotels and Resorts – part of Minor Hotels – announces it is now operating the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels in Doha, a colle......
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AVANI HOTELS AND RESORTS TO DEBUT IN NORTH AFRICA WITH NEW OPENINGS IN TUNISIAN CAPITAL  

AVANI HOTELS AND RESORTS TO DEBUT IN NORTH AFRICA WITH NEW OPENINGS IN TUNISIAN CAPITAL

AVANI Hotels & Resorts, the vibrant upscale brand by Minor Hotels, is pleased to announce it will debut in North Africa with two new properties in Tunisia, in partnership with Groupe Chaabane.<......
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Jeju Shinhwa World announces official opening of Shinhwa Theme Park  

Jeju Shinhwa World announces official opening of Shinhwa Theme Park

Landing International's Jeju Shinhwa World announces official opening of Shinhwa Theme Park. The official opening has been set in December 2017, when the remaining facilities in Jeju Shin......
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Thailand hosted ASEAN Plus Three Tourism Youth Summit 2017  

Thailand hosted ASEAN Plus Three Tourism Youth Summit 2017

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports recently hosted the ASEAN Plus Three Tourism Youth Summit 2017, from 18 to 24 Se......
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Tourism Authority of Thailand restructures Deputy Governor positions  

Tourism Authority of Thailand restructures Deputy Governor positions

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has restructured the seven Deputy Governor positions effective from 1 October, this year.   Read More >>
PARYATAN PARV OF M/O TOURISM BEGINS TODAY ACROSS THE COUNTRY  

PARYATAN PARV OF M/O TOURISM BEGINS TODAY ACROSS THE COUNTRY

‘Paryatan Parv’ of the Ministry of Tourism begins today across the country. The Parv is being inaugurated at the Humayun’s Tomb, Ne......
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MoT plans nation-wide Tourism awareness programmes from October 5 to 25  

MoT plans nation-wide Tourism awareness programmes from October 5 to 25

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, with the support of other Ministries and departments of the government and other private industry stakeholders, will conduct various Tourism awareness prog......
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Argentina hosts the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism  

Argentina hosts the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism

To highlight the relevance of wine and gastronomy as key components of tourism development, the 22ndUNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism was held in Mendoza, Argentina on 29-30 Se......
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ITDC celebrates 51st Foundation Day with room discounts and F & B promotions  

ITDC celebrates 51st Foundation Day with room discounts and F & B promotions

On the occasion of completing 51 years of excellence in tourism, travel and hospitality industry, India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), the public sector undertaking under the aegis o......
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ITDC holds AGM, announces 13.30% Dividend to the shareholders  

ITDC holds AGM, announces 13.30% Dividend to the shareholders

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), at its 52nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) declared and approved a dividend of 13.30% amounting to INR 11.41 cr......
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Sarovar Hotels takes over a new hotel in Bengaluru  

Sarovar Hotels takes over a new hotel in Bengaluru

Expanding its strong portfolio in the Southern India, Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. announced the signing of its latest hotel in Bengaluru, La Marvella Sarovar ......
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Software glitch holds up check-in at airports worldwide  

Software glitch holds up check-in at airports worldwide

As per the New York Times News Service report, flights were delayed and travellers struggled to check-in at airports around the world on Thursday after a software programme used by several ma......
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Tourism Authority of Thailand wins four PATA Gold Awards 2017  

Tourism Authority of Thailand wins four PATA Gold Awards 2017

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and two Thai tourism operators were honoured with the PATA Gold Awards 2017 recently. TAT’s “Village to the World” corporate social respons......
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Delhi Tourism celebrated World Tourism Day - 2017 with full fervor and enthusiasm  

Delhi Tourism celebrated World Tourism Day - 2017 with full fervor and enthusiasm

The World Tourism Day is marked and celebrated on 27th September with full enthusiasm and fervour among people of all communities around the globe.......
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Air India ties up with PNB and IndusInd for INR 3,250 cr loan  

Air India ties up with PNB and IndusInd for INR 3,250 cr loan

Air India tied up with public sector lender Punjab National Bank and private lender Induslnd to secure loans to the tune of over INR 3,000 crore for meeting working capital requirements. The ......
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Maharashtra Bags Three National Tourism Awards  

Maharashtra Bags Three National Tourism Awards

On the occasion of ‘World Tourism Day’ Maharashtra received three National Tourism Awards 2015-16 at the hands of the President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, here today. These three awards wer......
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Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year  

Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year

On September 30, 1957, the company “Austrian Airlines Österreichische Luftverkehrs Aktiengesellschaft” was founded in the large meeting room of Creditanstalt bank in Vienna’s......
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GROUNDRocks.com Helps Young Travellers Do Good in Asia  

GROUNDRocks.com Helps Young Travellers Do Good in Asia

GROUND Asia is launching GROUNDRocks.com this week to showcase easy to book community experiences for individual young people, couples, and groups of friends who want to do ......
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Madhya Pradesh takes home maximum accolades at National Tourism Awards  

Madhya Pradesh takes home maximum accolades at National Tourism Awards

Besides bagging the Hall of Fame Award for the Best State/UT for Comprehensive Development of Tourism category, Madhya Pradesh Tourism bagged a number of awards and accolades at the National Touris......
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President presents ‘NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS, 2015-16’ to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry on ‘World Tourism Day’  

President presents ‘NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS, 2015-16’ to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry on ‘World Tourism Day’

The President of India Shri Ram NathKovind presented the “National Tourism Awards, 2015-16” to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry at a function organised b......
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SriLankan Catering wins yet another Presidential Export Award  

SriLankan Catering wins yet another Presidential Export Award

SriLankan Catering Limited (SLC), a fully owned subsidiary of national carrier SriLankan Airlines, was named the winner of yet another Presidential Export Award, the third such award in recen......
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World Tourism Day being celebrated today  

World Tourism Day being celebrated today

With the theme of 'Sustainable Tourism - A tool for development', World Tourism Day is being celebrated today throughout the world. The official celebrations of World Tourism Day 2017......
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TAT promotes ASEAN connectivity with media fam trip  

TAT promotes ASEAN connectivity with media fam trip

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is hosting international media to a five-day fam trip to promote ASEAN Connectivity and travel between Myanmar, Thailand and Lao P......
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AVANI Hotels and Resorts Appoints Alejandro Bernabé as  Vice President of Operations  

AVANI Hotels and Resorts Appoints Alejandro Bernabé as Vice President of Operations

AVANI Hotels & Resorts, Minor Hotels’ vibrant upscale lifestyle brand, is delig......
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Jharkhand Tourism Participates in PATA Travel Mart, Macao  

Jharkhand Tourism Participates in PATA Travel Mart, Macao

PromotingBuddha’s Relics at Itkhori dated from 200 B.C. to 1200 A.D.   State to attract more International Tou......
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Guiddoo launches B2B products for Small to Mid Sized Travel Players  

Guiddoo launches B2B products for Small to Mid Sized Travel Players

From Mom and Pop Travel Consultants to established Travel Agencies - which still handle 60%+ Indian Holiday Travellers - Technology has been a major painpoint in the Indian B2B Travel space. Despit......
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Thailand embarks on a journey to clean the Kingdoms oceans	 

Thailand embarks on a journey to clean the Kingdoms oceans

Marking another important milestone in the development of sustainable tourism in the Kingdom of Thailand, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today officially kicked off the “Upcycling th......
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Yatra.com launches ‘Android Smart Watch Wear App’  

Yatra.com launches ‘Android Smart Watch Wear App’

Yatra.com, an Online Travel Agent (OTA) launched a first for the Indian travel industry - the ‘Smart Watch Wear App’ for Android devices. The app will give users access to the booking f......
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HRAWI Organizes FSSAI’s Food Safety Supervisor Training For Hotels and Restaurants  

HRAWI Organizes FSSAI’s Food Safety Supervisor Training For Hotels and Restaurants

In its on-going efforts to align its systems with that of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) recently organized ......
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Hong Kong Tourism Board organises four city India travel mission  

Hong Kong Tourism Board organises four city India travel mission

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) organised its annual travel mission in India from August 21 to 25 covering four key markets of Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi. 31 Hong Kong trade partners......
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AirAsia Group CEO set to speak at next PATA Youth Symposium in Macao SAR  

AirAsia Group CEO set to speak at next PATA Youth Symposium in Macao SAR

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes is set to speak at the forthcoming PATA Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, hosted by the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT).   Organised by the Ass......
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PSU under Ministry of Railways, records 18 % rise in turnover and declares 66.5 % Dividend For FY 16-17  

PSU under Ministry of Railways, records 18 % rise in turnover and declares 66.5 % Dividend For FY 16-17

RITES Ltd., a schedule ‘A’, Mini Ratna Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways, has for the first time crossed benchmark turnover of Rs.1500 crore and registered gross turnover of Rs.......
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Odisha Tourism partners with FICCI to hold first ever Travel Bazaar  

Odisha Tourism partners with FICCI to hold first ever Travel Bazaar

Odisha Tourism has partnered with the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) to hold the first Travel Bazaar to showcase and promote the state as a travel destination both ......
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Ashwani Lohani appointed as New Chairman, Ministry of Railways  

Ashwani Lohani appointed as New Chairman, Ministry of Railways

Ashwani Lohani, IRSME has been appointed as Chairman, Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) and ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government of India vice Shri A.K.Mital. He assumed charge of his ne......
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Headline news from ITB Berlin: Sustainability in tourism on the international agenda  

Headline news from ITB Berlin: Sustainability in tourism on the international agenda

The United Nations has proclaimed 2017 the 'International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development'. Under the aegis of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) the declared......
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UNWTO Launches ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ Campaign  

UNWTO Launches ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ Campaign

In the framework of the International Year on Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is launching a consumer-oriented campaign aimed at raising awareness ......
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AVANI to debut in the Maldives with development of AVANI Fares Resort  

AVANI to debut in the Maldives with development of AVANI Fares Resort

AVANI Hotels & Resorts is thrilled to announce the development of its first resort in the Maldives. AVANI Fares Maldives Resort will be located on Fares Island in the Baa Atoll and is scheduled......
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Record 2,000 Exhibitors from 29 Countries for Four HKTDC Lifestyle Fairs  

Record 2,000 Exhibitors from 29 Countries for Four HKTDC Lifestyle Fairs

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 28th Food Expo, the ninth Hong Kong International Tea Fair, the fourth Home Delights Expo and the second Beauty & Wellness Expo......
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Tourism leaders back PATA Global Insights Conference in Auckland  

Tourism leaders back PATA Global Insights Conference in Auckland

The highly-acclaimed PATA Global Insights Conference (PGIC) returns to Auckland, New Zealand on September 29, 2017. With the support of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and......
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Minister of Railways Inaugurates/ Dedicates Various Initiatives pertaining to State of Tamil Nadu/ Kerala  

Minister of Railways Inaugurates/ Dedicates Various Initiatives pertaining to State of Tamil Nadu/ Kerala

Indian Railways is heralding in a new era vying for a turnaround in the system. To cater to the diverse rail needs of the burgeoning populace, an array of modern facilities and services are being i......
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DASTA Promotes Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet as Hub of Asian Cultural Tourism  

DASTA Promotes Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet as Hub of Asian Cultural Tourism

DASTA, the government agency which aims to develop sustainable tourism in Thailand, is seeking to promote the region of Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet in becoming a hub for cultural a......
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Resplendent Ceylon announces its newest luxury retreat in Sri Lanka- Wild Coast Tented Lodge  

Resplendent Ceylon announces its newest luxury retreat in Sri Lanka- Wild Coast Tented Lodge

Resplendent Ceylon, the benchmark for boutique, small luxury resorts in Sri Lanka has announced its newest resort offering- the Wild Coast Tented Lodge. Ideally located at the edge of Yala National......
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World Tourism Day 2017 celebrated on the theme Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development    

World Tourism Day 2017 celebrated on the theme Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development

This year’s World Tourism Day, held on 27 September, will be focused on Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development. Celebrated in line with the 2017 International Year of Sustainable ......
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Jordan Tourism Board holds Educational Seminars in Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi  

Jordan Tourism Board holds Educational Seminars in Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi

Think Strawberries, Jordan Tourism Board's Representative Office in India held multi-city Educational Seminars in the major outbound cities of India, New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore recently. T......
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 Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010  

Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 10.4% in the first-half of ......
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High Capacity Parcel Vans in Indian Railways  

High Capacity Parcel Vans in Indian Railways

To meet the demand of full vehicle load perishable traffic, Indian Railways has developed High Capacity Parcel Vans (VPs) with a capacity of 23 Tonnes which are attached to passenger carrying train......
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Bengaluru airport to offer HeliTaxi service  

Bengaluru airport to offer HeliTaxi service

Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) would soon offer a helicopter shuttle service (HeliTaxi) between the city and airport at the cost of a luxury cab fare, said an official. The airport at D......
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MoU signed between RLDA and IRCON International Limited for Redevelopment of Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station  

MoU signed between RLDA and IRCON International Limited for Redevelopment of Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station

Ministry of Railways has entrusted the work of redevelopment of Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station to IRCON along with RLDA by leveraging the commercial potential of the railway land around the stati......
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Odisha Tourism Minister highlights development initiatives  

Odisha Tourism Minister highlights development initiatives

Indian Association of Tour Operators’ (IATO) interactive luncheon meeting at Eros Hotel, New Delhi, Ashok Chandra Panda, Minister of Tourism and Culture (IC), Government of Odisha said that t......
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OECD includes UNWTO in the list of Development Assistance Organizations  

OECD includes UNWTO in the list of Development Assistance Organizations

The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), representing thirty of the main donor countries, has included the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in the List of ODA- eligible International Orga......
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Ms. Ravneet Kaur, IAS Punjab Cadre, Additional Secretary is new Chairperson and Managing Director of ITDC  

Ms. Ravneet Kaur, IAS Punjab Cadre, Additional Secretary is new Chairperson and Managing Director of ITDC

Ms. Ravneet Kaur, Additional Secretary has been appointed as the Chairperson and Managing Director (C&MD) of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC). She succeeds Shri Umang Narula, a 1989......
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UNWTO Manila Conference sets roadmap to Measure Sustainable Tourism  

UNWTO Manila Conference sets roadmap to Measure Sustainable Tourism

Over 1000 experts from 88 countries convened for four days in Manila, The Philippines, at the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics: Measuring Sustainable Tourism (21-24 June 2017).
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Ministry of Tourism, Kerala Tourism and Cox and Kings to be honoured with PATA Gold Award 2017  

Ministry of Tourism, Kerala Tourism and Cox and Kings to be honoured with PATA Gold Award 2017

Winners of the 2017 PATA Grand and Gold Awards were announced by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). Among them the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is recognised in the category of......
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ATEED teams up with PATA to host Tourism Leaders Forum  

ATEED teams up with PATA to host Tourism Leaders Forum

Tourism industry leaders in New Zealand are set to address the challenges and opportunities facing public and private organisations as the nation seeks to maximise the sector’s economic benef......
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“A Home Unknown“: Lufthansa Travels Alongside German Star Actress Emilia Schüle  

“A Home Unknown“: Lufthansa Travels Alongside German Star Actress Emilia Schüle

As of today, the #inspiredby Heimweh - A Home Unknown campaign again explores personal origins and identity. The newest episode is a visual journey trailing German star actress Emilia Schüle a......
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Discovering unique identities at PATAcademy - HCD  

Discovering unique identities at PATAcademy - HCD

Travel and tourism industry professionals have been learning the secrets of effective public speaking at a three-day Human Capacity Development workshop organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Associa......
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Airport Authority of India signs MoU with Govt. of Uttarakhand for development for aviation sector in the State  

Airport Authority of India signs MoU with Govt. of Uttarakhand for development for aviation sector in the State

Going ahead with its commitment towards the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in the country, Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed an......
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AirAsia X shares festive joy with Rohingya refugee children  

AirAsia X shares festive joy with Rohingya refugee children

In the spirit of sharing and giving, the management team and Allstars (employees) of AirAsia X Berhad visited Rohingya Community School in Kampung Cheras Baru, here earlier today to celebrate Hari ......
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UNWTO.Themis Foundation trains 15 countries on crisis communications  

UNWTO.Themis Foundation trains 15 countries on crisis communications

Representatives from 15 Member States of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) took part in a three-day training course on crisis communications at the headquarters of the UNWTO.Themis Foundation ......
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28th Hong Kong Book Fair Opens with 'Travel' Theme  

28th Hong Kong Book Fair Opens with 'Travel' Theme

The 28th Hong Kong Book Fair opened today and will run through 25 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), this ......
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Malaysian Delegation expressed interest in Station Redevelopment Program  

Malaysian Delegation expressed interest in Station Redevelopment Program

In connection with Station Redevelopment Program, Malaysian Delegation visited Rail Bhavan i.e. 18th July, 2017 and had a meeting with the senior officials of Railway Board. In the meeting, Malaysi......
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UNWTO hosts meeting of global leaders on fighting sexual exploitation of children in tourism  

UNWTO hosts meeting of global leaders on fighting sexual exploitation of children in tourism

The Headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Madrid has hosted a meeting of experts to discuss measures the fight against child sexual exploitation in the tourism sector. The initi......
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Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017  

Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 6% in January-April of 2017 compared to the same period last year, with business confidence reaching its highest levels in a decade. Sustained growt......
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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates Various Passenger Initiatives  

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates Various Passenger Initiatives

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurated the Following Passenger Initiatives:-   1. Lift on Platform No. 4/5 at Bhopal Station. 2. Foundation Stone......
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PATA shares the secrets of storytelling with Maldives travel industry professionals  

PATA shares the secrets of storytelling with Maldives travel industry professionals

Travel industry professionals in the Maldives are now better placed to promote effectively this idyllic destination, thanks to the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).   The......
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Tourism key to foster trade in Least Developed Countries  

Tourism key to foster trade in Least Developed Countries

Tourism can make a strong contribution to the economies of Least Developed Countries where the sector is a major exporter concludes the report ‘Tourism for Sustainable Development in Least De......
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Avani to debut in Mautitius with the development of new build resort and spa  

Avani to debut in Mautitius with the development of new build resort and spa

AVANI Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the development of its first hotel in Mauritius located along a stretch of the island’s unspoilt south coast. When it opens in 2021, the 15......
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Tamil Nadu mulls VAT sop on ATF for UDAN flights  

Tamil Nadu mulls VAT sop on ATF for UDAN flights

Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) for aircraft that will operate under the proposed Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) will be eligible for a concessional value added tax (VAT) o......
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Air New Zealand introduces smart passport service  

Air New Zealand introduces smart passport service

The airline's mobile app is now able to scan and save passport information and send a timely reminder when it's time to renew.   Every month around 550 customers turn u......
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UNWTO appoints the President of Malta as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development  

UNWTO appoints the President of Malta as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta, has been nominated as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The appointment took place......
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Maharashtra is ready for 4 crore Sapling Plantation  

Maharashtra is ready for 4 crore Sapling Plantation

Buoyed by the overwhelming response by the people from all walks of life in Maharashtra to State Forests and Finance & Planning Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar’s appeal or planting 2 crore pl......
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Cathay Pacific announces new codeshare agreement with MIAT Mongolian Airlines  

Cathay Pacific announces new codeshare agreement with MIAT Mongolian Airlines

Cathay Pacific and MIAT Mongolian Airlines today announced a new codeshare agreement which is set to benefit the customers of both airlines.   Starting 12 July 2017, Cathay Pac......
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Airbnb signed MoU with World Bank to enhance rural tourism  

Airbnb signed MoU with World Bank to enhance rural tourism

The World Bank group and Airbnb on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), validating their combined efforts to boost the tourism industries of developing economies, at the Tourism Kn......
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Tourism and future energy: committed to curb emissions  

Tourism and future energy: committed to curb emissions

Under the title ‘Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking low-carbon growth opportunities’, industry leaders and policy makers have convened in the Kazakh capital city of Astana to discuss ......
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Sports and Leisure Expo to Debut Alongside Hong Kong Book Fair  

Sports and Leisure Expo to Debut Alongside Hong Kong Book Fair

The inaugural Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held 21-25 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 9......
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Uttar Pradesh working to develop tourism in state: Adityanath  

Uttar Pradesh working to develop tourism in state: Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has said his government was working towards development of tourism in the state as, till now, the potential of this sector had not been optimal......
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Centre Grants Approval for Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida  

Centre Grants Approval for Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida

The Government has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing flying requirements of the NCR region . Announcing this at a press......
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Centre Grants Approval for Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida  

Centre Grants Approval for Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida

The Government has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing flying requirements of the NCR region . Announcing this at a press......
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Garuda Indonesia awarded 'World's Best Cabin Crew' for Fourth Consecutive Year  

Garuda Indonesia awarded 'World's Best Cabin Crew' for Fourth Consecutive Year

Garuda Indonesia, the national flag carrier of Indonesia, has been awarded 'World's Best Cabin Crew 2017' by the Skytrax World Airline Awards, held at the Paris Air Show, Le Bourget, Fr......
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Ministry of Tourism releases ‘Compendium on guidelines for Ayush Facilities’  

Ministry of Tourism releases ‘Compendium on guidelines for Ayush Facilities’

The Ministry of Tourism has released the ‘Compendium on Guidelines for Ayush Facilities’ here today. The National Medical & Wellness......
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UNWTO condemns US Administration decision to restore travel restrictions with Cuba  

UNWTO condemns US Administration decision to restore travel restrictions with Cuba

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) expresses its firm resentment over the recently-announced decision by the United States Administration to restore travel restrictions with Cuba.  ......
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Turkish Airlines join forces and rebrand their Brussels-based association as AIRE.  

Turkish Airlines join forces and rebrand their Brussels-based association as AIRE.

LOT Polish Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and the 16 members of the International Air Carrier Association (IACA) have officially transformed the association into the Air......
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Hotels.com reveals the 2017 India Edition of the Monsoon Travel Hotlist  

Hotels.com reveals the 2017 India Edition of the Monsoon Travel Hotlist

While the peak summer travel season may have reached its flag end, Indian travelers have already geared up for their Monsoon getaways. Traditionally not considered a preferred travel period, Monsoo......
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Loyyal Closes Series A Capital Raise  

Loyyal Closes Series A Capital Raise

Loyyal, the blockchain innovator building a global loyalty network, announced it has closed a Series A capital raise led by Integrated Networks (iNet) with participants including UAE Exchange, Haya......
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Prime Minister of Samoa appointed Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by UNWTO  

Prime Minister of Samoa appointed Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by UNWTO

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has appointed the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism 2017. The......
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Moldova hosts the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe  

Moldova hosts the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe

Over 30 countries and Affiliate Members of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) gathered last week in Chisinau, the capital city of the Republic of Moldova, for the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Comm......
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TUI - Etihad joint venture negotiations terminated  

TUI - Etihad joint venture negotiations terminated

TUI Group and Etihad Aviation Group will not continue their negotiations about the planned joint venture between the German aviation subsidiary TUI fly and Niki. The goal of the talks between the t......
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Abu Dhabi records 1.6 Million hotel guest arrivals in first four months of 2017  

Abu Dhabi records 1.6 Million hotel guest arrivals in first four months of 2017

New figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) show that Abu Dhabi welcomed 1.6 million guest arrivals year to end of April, a 7% growth compared to the same period in 2......
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Lufthansa Group brings direct payment option to the check-in counter and gate with card terminals  

Lufthansa Group brings direct payment option to the check-in counter and gate with card terminals

The Lufthansa Group will now enable secure and simple payments at the check-in counter, by introducing “Amadeus Airport Pay”. This new service, developed by Amadeus and Ingenico, will s......
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Minister of Railways Inaugurates 1st Indian Railways Human Resources Round Table Conference  

Minister of Railways Inaugurates 1st Indian Railways Human Resources Round Table Conference

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated Indian Railways' 1st HR Round Table Conference here today. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Member Staff Shri Pradeep Kum......
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Durban celebrates 5-year contract for pax-7000+ annual tourism conference  

Durban celebrates 5-year contract for pax-7000+ annual tourism conference

Durban is fast emerging as a venue of choice for all MICE-led events, promising a winning combination of large convention centers and diverse experiences across wildlife, adventure as well as attra......
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South African Tourism celebrates successful Indaba 2017  

South African Tourism celebrates successful Indaba 2017

Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017 saw more than 20,000 confirmed meetings being held over the three show days – an increase of over 20% compared to last year’s figure.
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Bangkok Airways and Hong Kong Airlines enter into codeshare agreement  

Bangkok Airways and Hong Kong Airlines enter into codeshare agreement

Bangkok Airways, the Asia’s boutique airline and Hong Kong Airlines, the Hong Kong based full-service carrier, have entered into codeshare partnership, giving travelers enhanced connectivity ......
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HRANI awarded as Safe and Nutritious Food Ambassador  

HRANI awarded as Safe and Nutritious Food Ambassador

Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India has been awarded as Safe & Nutritious Food Ambassador (Early adopters) by FSSAI. The award ceremony was held during the FSSAI National Summit ......
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Lords Hotels and Resorts appoints new Marketing Manager  

Lords Hotels and Resorts appoints new Marketing Manager

Lords Hotels & Resorts - India’s premium mid-market hospitality chain has appointed Mr Anuj Srivastav as its new Assistant Marketing Manager. An experienced professional in Research &......
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PATA reaffirms support to Paris Accord on Climate Change  

PATA reaffirms support to Paris Accord on Climate Change

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is reasserting its commitment to sustainable development across the entire spectrum of travel and tourism with a renewed pledge to support the Paris Accor......
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NSDC signs MoU with BIRD ACADEMY for skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace sector  

NSDC signs MoU with BIRD ACADEMY for skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace sector

An MoU was signed between National Skill Development Corporation and Bird Academy on the 1st of June 2017 in New Delhi, with regards to skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace Se......
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Visit Nakhon Si Thammarat Campaign: Nakhon Si Awesome  

Visit Nakhon Si Thammarat Campaign: Nakhon Si Awesome

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting local and international tourists to visit the historic Thai southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, and enjoy a huge range of local attractions......
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Simon Cheong Joins Singapore Airlines Board As Independent Director  

Simon Cheong Joins Singapore Airlines Board As Independent Director

Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Simon Cheong to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1 June 2017. Mr Cheong, 60,......
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Arsenal brings the Emirates FA Cup to Dubai  

Arsenal brings the Emirates FA Cup to Dubai

Fresh from their victory over Chelsea FC, Arsenal brought the Emirates FA Cup once again to Dubai after the team’s record 13th victory of the historic trophy.   The Emira......
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Turkish Airlines received its 30th 777-300ER from Boeing  

Turkish Airlines received its 30th 777-300ER from Boeing

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have celebrated the Turkish flag-carrier’s new direct delivery with a special event within this afternoon at its base at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The airline took......
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UNWTO and WTTC present Open Letter to Malta Prime Minister  

UNWTO and WTTC present Open Letter to Malta Prime Minister

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) presented the Open Letter on Travel and Tourism to the Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat. The Open Letter......
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FASHIONALLY.com x WAGAMAMA PLAYGROUND Pop-up Store to Support Local Design  

FASHIONALLY.com x WAGAMAMA PLAYGROUND Pop-up Store to Support Local Design

FASHIONALLY, a local online fashion communication hub supported by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will set up a pop-up store from 8 to 21 June to promote local fashion brands at d......
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Alliance Air commences Delhi-Gwalior-Indore-Mumbai route  

Alliance Air commences Delhi-Gwalior-Indore-Mumbai route

Following the operation of first flight between Delhi and Shimla under regional connectivity scheme, Air India’s, wholly owned subsidiary Alliance Air will begin its second flight service und......
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India sees three years of path-breaking and inclusive growth in the aviation sector Emerges as the world’s third largest aviation market  

India sees three years of path-breaking and inclusive growth in the aviation sector Emerges as the world’s third largest aviation market

The civil aviation industry in India has emerged as one of the fastest growing industries in the country during the last three years. With a 19 percent growth in domestic passenger traffic from abo......
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Hotel Industry Comes Together To Empower Weaker Section Women; Provide Low Cost Food  

Hotel Industry Comes Together To Empower Weaker Section Women; Provide Low Cost Food

The Hotel industry which is one of India’s largest employment generators will now extend its contribution to uplifting the socio-economic conditions of women from the weaker section of the co......
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Emirates announces key management changes across the Middle East  

Emirates announces key management changes across the Middle East

Emirates has made three key management movements within its commercial and cargo operations team in the Middle East. The changes place UAE National talent in key positions that wi......
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Jet Airways honoured at HolidayIQ 'Better Holiday Award - 2017'  

Jet Airways honoured at HolidayIQ 'Better Holiday Award - 2017'

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere, international airline, has been honoured as ‘India’s Best Full Service Airline’, at Holida......
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Jordan uses its legacy to drive tourism ; India continues to be an important source market  

Jordan uses its legacy to drive tourism ; India continues to be an important source market

Dr. Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, Managing Director, Jordan Tourism Board, talks about the importance of tourism in Jordan   Jordan is working on utilizing its exis......
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Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain in China Launches Presidential Villa  

Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain in China Launches Presidential Villa

Located at the gateway to the country’s majestic Qing Che......
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Finnair becomes PATA’s newest aviation member  

Finnair becomes PATA’s newest aviation member

Finnair, the flag carrier for Finland and a member of the oneworld alliance, has joined the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). The carrier, headquartered in Helsinki, is majority owned by the ......
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AirAsia Hosts The First Ever Santan Food Festival  

AirAsia Hosts The First Ever Santan Food Festival

AirAsia hosted the Santan Food Festival, the largest inflight food tasting event in Asia, featuring meals from across the region.   The event showcased the gastronomical deligh......
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SpiceJet raises the customer experience bar with Self Bag Drop feature  

SpiceJet raises the customer experience bar with Self Bag Drop feature

SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, has yet again raised the bar for customer experience by offering - ‘Self Bag Drop’ (SBD) at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji ......
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Amadeus launches advanced data analytics suite ‘Destination Insight’  

Amadeus launches advanced data analytics suite ‘Destination Insight’

Amadeus has launched a product suite from its Travel Intelligence division, Destination Insight that provides DMOs (Destination Marketing Organisations) with analysis of up-to-date travel data, rem......
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IATA Launches RampVR (TM) the First Virtual Reality Training Tool for Ground Operations  

IATA Launches RampVR (TM) the First Virtual Reality Training Tool for Ground Operations

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of RampVR, the industry’s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations, at the IATA Ground Handli......
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Langkawi to host PATA Travel Mart 2018  

Langkawi to host PATA Travel Mart 2018

Langkawi is the venue for PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018) with this signature Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) event being hosted by Tourism Malaysia and Langkawi Development Authority. The ......
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PATA Youth Symposium explores millennials and the future of tourism  

PATA Youth Symposium explores millennials and the future of tourism

The PATA Youth Symposium held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, welcomed 130 students, alumni and lecturers from various institutions from Sri Lanka, Australia and Macao SAR to discu......
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On the International Day for Biological Diversity UNWTO announces a training on tourism and biodiversity in West and Central Africa  

On the International Day for Biological Diversity UNWTO announces a training on tourism and biodiversity in West and Central Africa

The Convention on Biological Diversity of the United Nations has chosen ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’ as the theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity, celebrate......
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SIA Cargo To Be Re-Integrated As A Division Within Singapore Airlines  

SIA Cargo To Be Re-Integrated As A Division Within Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) wholly-owned subsidiary, SIA Cargo, is to be re-integrated as a Division within SIA, in a move intended to improve efficiency through greater synergy with the wider ......
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Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India on proposed GST slab  

Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India on proposed GST slab

GST @ 28%     Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India has expressed extreme disappointm......
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Qatar Airways and IATA Showcase Cabin Safety Best Practice  

Qatar Airways and IATA Showcase Cabin Safety Best Practice

IATA Cabin Operations Safety Conference 2017     The IATA Cabin Operations Safety Conference (COSC......
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AirAsia to start 4 times weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sihanoukville  

AirAsia to start 4 times weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sihanoukville

AirAsia adds Sihanoukville under its belt in Cambodia with 4 times weekly direct flights from Kuala Lumpur, that is set to commence operations on 9 August 2017.   Marking as Ai......
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New Partnership to Enhance Quality and Safety in Aviation Fueling  

New Partnership to Enhance Quality and Safety in Aviation Fueling

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Joint Inspection Group (JIG), and Airlines for America (A4A) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen and promote Safety and ......
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New publication to help tourism industry meet UN Sustainable Development Goals  

New publication to help tourism industry meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

A pioneering publication designed to help the travel and tourism industry meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been launched at the PATA Annual Summit in Sri Lanka. ......
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Kyrgyz Republic and IATA sign Memorandum of Understanding  

Kyrgyz Republic and IATA sign Memorandum of Understanding

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Civil Aviation Agency of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz ......
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Abu Dhabi Looks to Europe for Mice Diversification  

Abu Dhabi Looks to Europe for Mice Diversification

Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, a division of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), is spearheading a delegation representing an array of new products to Germany to particip......
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UNWTO Commission for Asia and the Pacific meets in Bangladesh  

UNWTO Commission for Asia and the Pacific meets in Bangladesh

In 2016, Asia and the Pacific received 309 million international tourist arrivals, 9% more than in 2015; by 2030 this number is expected to reach 535 million. Over 20 countries gathered in Banglade......
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ITDC - ICPB hosts exclusive Road Show at The Ashok promoting MICE segment  

ITDC - ICPB hosts exclusive Road Show at The Ashok promoting MICE segment

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) – the public sector undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India – hosted a Road Show in collaboration with India......
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PWD Plans to develop Nallambal tank as tourist attraction  

PWD Plans to develop Nallambal tank as tourist attraction

The Public Works Department has taken up plans to develop the Nallambal Eri, a sprawling tank in the heart of the town, with a view to attracting tourists visiting Karaikal.   ......
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Odisha Tourism gets Best Heritage Destination Award for Konark conferred by Holiday HQ  

Odisha Tourism gets Best Heritage Destination Award for Konark conferred by Holiday HQ

Odisha Tourism has bagged the ‘Holiday IQ Best Heritage Destination Award for Konark’ in a glittering ceremony held at Taj Mahal Hotel (Mansingh Road), New Delhi conferred by ‘Hol......
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Raneh waterfall in Madhya Pradesh awarded Best Holiday Award  

Raneh waterfall in Madhya Pradesh awarded Best Holiday Award

The picturesque Raneh waterfall near Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh has been awarded the Best Holiday Award for 2017.   The award was given to Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Develop......
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2nd UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: sustainability and gastronomy  

2nd UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: sustainability and gastronomy

A major component of history, tradition and identity, gastronomy has also become a major motivation to visit a destination. According to the 2nd UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism, this tourism seg......
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Air New Zealand is giving travellers a sneak peek into what the future of inflight service could look like  

Air New Zealand is giving travellers a sneak peek into what the future of inflight service could look like

The airline has been working with information technology service provider Dimension Data on unique software for Microsoft's augmented reality (AR) viewer HoloLens that could support cabin crew ......
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Lufthansa and SAP hold a technology conference above the Atlantic  

Lufthansa and SAP hold a technology conference above the Atlantic

Digitalisation flying high: Lufthansa and SAP take off for a technology conference at 10,000 metres’ altitude. Topics such as artificial intelligence and the future of work are at the focus. ......
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Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair Opens  

Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair Opens

The eighth HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Counc......
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Tourism Malaysia and AirAsia join forces to promote tourism  

Tourism Malaysia and AirAsia join forces to promote tourism

Tourism Malaysia (TM) and AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) today which will see both parties collaborate to promote tourism in Malaysia. ......
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Flydubai receives award at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference  

Flydubai receives award at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

flydubai’s Chief Executive Officer Ghaith Al Ghaith has received the Leadership Award at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) that took place today at Madinat Jumeirah. The award is......
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The UNWTO High Level Task Force Meeting on Tourism and Security convenes in Madrid  

The UNWTO High Level Task Force Meeting on Tourism and Security convenes in Madrid

The integration of national security with tourism security, crisis communication and travel advisories were some of the key issues discussed at the 1st Meeting of the High Level Task Force on Touri......
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105th UNWTO Executive Council meeting concludes in Madrid  

105th UNWTO Executive Council meeting concludes in Madrid

Madrid, Spain, hosted the 105th meeting of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) between 11 and 12 May. The Meeting focused on current trends and challenges facing the tou......
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UNWTO welcomes Hilton as Official Partner of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development  

UNWTO welcomes Hilton as Official Partner of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is proud to announce that Hilton has signed on as an official partner of the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The announcement ......
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The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali Hosted the 3rd Regional Workshop of Asian Development Bank  

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali Hosted the 3rd Regional Workshop of Asian Development Bank

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honored to be the host to the 3rd Regional Workshop on Country Safeguard System of Asian Development Bank that was held on 9th to 12th April 2017. This internat......
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The UNWTO High Level Task Force Meeting on Tourism and Security convenes in Madrid  

The UNWTO High Level Task Force Meeting on Tourism and Security convenes in Madrid

The integration of national security with tourism security, crisis communication and travel advisories were some of the key issues discussed at the 1st Meeting of the High Level Task Force on Touri......
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Russell Loughland Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Palazzo Versace Dubai  

Russell Loughland Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at Palazzo Versace Dubai

Palazzo Versace Dubai is pleased to welcome Russell Loughland as Director of Sales and Marketing. Russell officially joined Palazzo Versace Dubai on April 16th, where he will be dir......
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Abu Dhabi Summer Season to bring an Extraordinary Extravaganza of Entertainment  

Abu Dhabi Summer Season to bring an Extraordinary Extravaganza of Entertainment

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has announced the full programme of this year's edition of Abu Dhabi Summer Season, which will be held from 20th July to 20th August.
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Assam government spent Rs 2.37 crore for Priyanka Chopra's visit to State  

Assam government spent Rs 2.37 crore for Priyanka Chopra's visit to State

Assam government had roped in Priyanka Chopra as the brand ambassador of the state tourism. During the short visit at the time on December 24, 2016, the actress made a campaign called “Awesom......
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Indo-US Promotion of Travel and Tourism Convention held in Kolkata  

Indo-US Promotion of Travel and Tourism Convention held in Kolkata

The convention was attended by Chief Guest Ashok Chandra Panda, Minister of Tourism, Odisha  Special Guest Keshav R Prasad, Special Secretary and Director cum MD Ministry of Tourism, Bihar.
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The Philippines will host the 6th UNWTO Conference on Tourism Statistics  

The Philippines will host the 6th UNWTO Conference on Tourism Statistics

Policy leaders, statisticians, academicians and private sector will convene in Manila, The Philippines, next June 2017 (21-24), to discuss new methodologies to measure the full impacts of tourism. ......
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Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) to host PATA Youth Symposium in Colombo  

Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) to host PATA Youth Symposium in Colombo

The next PATA Youth Symposium is to be hosted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (SLITHM). Organised by the Association’s Human Capital Development Committee, the Sy......
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Belmond launches Belmond Las Casitas and South America’s first luxury sleeper train  

Belmond launches Belmond Las Casitas and South America’s first luxury sleeper train

Belmond enhances its Peru portfolio with the acquisition of Belmond Las Casitas in Colca Canyon and the launch of Belmond Andean Explorer, South America’s first luxury sleeper train. The deve......
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UNWTO Secretary-General thanks outgoing WTTC President for strong partnership  

UNWTO Secretary-General thanks outgoing WTTC President for strong partnership

Over the last six years, UNWTO and WTTC have created a strong partnership, bringing public and private sector together to advance the tourism sector and addressing its most pressing priorities.......
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UNWTO Discussion Paper on “Sustainable Tourism for Development”  

UNWTO Discussion Paper on “Sustainable Tourism for Development”

In the context of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (IY2017), the UNWTO is working on a report on “Sustainable Tourism for Development”. This report serves a......
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Air Cargo To Grow at 9 per cent in Next Few Years  

Air Cargo To Grow at 9 per cent in Next Few Years

While delivering the key note address at the India Integrated Transport & Logistics Summit 2017, the Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the country has seen ......
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450 global wedding planners to convene in Phuket at 4th Annual DWP Congress  

450 global wedding planners to convene in Phuket at 4th Annual DWP Congress

Thailand is pleased to welcome more than 450 global wedding planners from 65 countries who are participating in the 4th Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress 2017 (DWP Congress 2017), taking......
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Mandarin Oriental Announces Second Luxury Hotel Project in Dubai  

Mandarin Oriental Announces Second Luxury Hotel Project in Dubai

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced today that it will manage a second luxury hotel and branded residences in Dubai which is targeted to open in late 2020. The hotel, located in downtown Du......
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Minister of Railways Inaugurates Two Day Global Technology Conference  

Minister of Railways Inaugurates Two Day Global Technology Conference

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated the two day Global Technology Conference for Leveraging World Class Technology (International Conference on Development & Adaptation of Advance Technolo......
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International Flight Services Launched in Terminal 3, Soekarno Hatta  

International Flight Services Launched in Terminal 3, Soekarno Hatta

President & CEO Garuda Indonesia Pahala N Mansury and President & CEO of Angkasa Pura II Muhammad Awaluddin inaugurated Garuda Indonesia international flight operations service at Terminal ......
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The 3th UNWTO International Congress on Ethics presents the Recommendations on the Responsible Use of Ratings and Reviews  

The 3th UNWTO International Congress on Ethics presents the Recommendations on the Responsible Use of Ratings and Reviews

Tourism stakeholders have convened in Krakow, Poland, in the 3th World Tourism Organization International Congress on Ethics to underline the need to continue advancing the ethical framework of the......
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Hong Kong Gifts and Premium Fair and Printing and Packaging Fair Attract 62,000 Buyers  

Hong Kong Gifts and Premium Fair and Printing and Packaging Fair Attract 62,000 Buyers

The 32nd Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded yesterday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The concurrent 12th......
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Maharashtra Day to be celebrated as ‘TRANSFORM MAHARASHTRA’  

Maharashtra Day to be celebrated as ‘TRANSFORM MAHARASHTRA’

The 58th Maharashtra Foundation Day on May 1 will be celebrated as ‘TRANSFORM MAHARASHTRA’ Day with the Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis, having interaction with the youth of the s......
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Bali International Convention Centre Hosted 3rd IDB Member Countries Sovereign Investments Forum  

Bali International Convention Centre Hosted 3rd IDB Member Countries Sovereign Investments Forum

Bali International Convention Centre (BICC) is delighted to share the recent uplifting conference that was held in its magnificent Mangupura Hall. BICC was the honor host of the 3rd IDB Member Coun......
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Tourism stakeholders gather to support the development of the Western Silk Road  

Tourism stakeholders gather to support the development of the Western Silk Road

The city of Alexandroupoli, in Greece, has hosted the 1st International UNWTO Western Silk Road Workshop held on 26-27 April 2017. The event was jointly organized by UNWTO, the Ministry of Tourism ......
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Unlock the secrets to effective public speaking - PATA latest programme  

Unlock the secrets to effective public speaking - PATA latest programme

The 8th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Unlocking the secrets to effective public speaking', takes place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA......
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World's Largest Gifts and Premium Fair Opens in Hong Kong, Attracting 4,300+ Exhibitors  

World's Largest Gifts and Premium Fair Opens in Hong Kong, Attracting 4,300+ Exhibitors

The 32nd Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The four-day fair (27-30 April), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Cou......
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Thai Prime Minister delivered opening remarks at 2017 WTTC Global Summit in Bangkok  

Thai Prime Minister delivered opening remarks at 2017 WTTC Global Summit in Bangkok

H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand, today presided over the opening of the 2017 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit and delivered opening remarks to more t......
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